ren

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See also: Ren, rén, rěn, rèn, rền, and REN

English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin ren.

Noun[edit]

ren (plural renes)

  1. (anatomy) A kidney.
Related terms[edit]
Translations[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Egyptian rn,

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Noun[edit]

ren (plural rens)

  1. (Egyptian mythology) One’s name, as part of the soul in ancient Egyptian mythology.
    • 1983, Norman Mailer, Ancient Evenings:
      For the Ren did not belong to the man, but came out of the Celestial Waters to enter an infant in the hour of his birth and might not stir again until it was time to go back.

Anagrams[edit]


Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old Albanian (also Çamërisht, Arbëreshë/Arvanite) form of Standard Albanian re (cloud(s)). Singularized plural of *ri, from Proto-Albanian *rina, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rinéHti (move), present of Proto-Indo-European *h₃reiH-. Etymologically identical with Illyrian 'ῥίνος άχλύς' (Illyrian *rhinos (fog, mist), Messapic ῥινός (fog, mist, cloud)).[1]

Further related to Sanskrit रिणाति (riṇā́ti, to make flow, to release, to pour), रीयते (rī́уаte, to begin to flow), Proto-Slavic *rinǫti (push, shove), Ancient Greek ὀρίνω (orínō, to stir, move, excite) (Lesb. dialect Ancient Greek ὀρίννω (orínnō)), Latin rīvus (stream), Latin irrītō (to irritate), Old Irish rían (sea), Old Irish riathor (waterfall) and Old English rīð (stream). According to Pisani, Pocorny and Camaj also related to Albanian përrua (steam, rain, small river); which is also related to Albanian rij (to make humid, humidify), ritë (humid, wet).

Noun[edit]

ren f

  1. cloud(s)
  2. haze, mist
  3. overcast

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “re ~ rê”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, page 366

Catalan[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French renne.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ren m (plural rens)

  1. reindeer

Chuukese[edit]

Preposition[edit]

ren

  1. with (third person singular)

Cimbrian[edit]

Verb[edit]

ren

  1. to speak
  2. to talk

References[edit]

  • Umberto Patuzzi, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar, Luserna: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse rein.

Noun[edit]

ren c (singular definite renen, plural indefinite rene or rener)

  1. a strip of unplowed land serving as a boundary between estates
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse hreinn (noun).

Noun[edit]

ren c (singular definite renen, plural indefinite rener)

  1. reindeer
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse hreinn (adjective).

Adjective[edit]

ren

  1. clean
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of ren
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular ren 2
Neuter singular rent 2
Plural rene 2
Definite attributive1 rene
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /rɛn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ren
  • Rhymes: -ɛn

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch rinne, renne.

Noun[edit]

ren f (plural rennen, diminutive rennetje n)

  1. A run; an enclosed area where small or mid-sized livestock such as poultry are kept.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

ren

  1. first-person singular present indicative of rennen
  2. imperative of rennen

Galician[edit]

From Latin rēs nāta, neutral plural of rēs nātum, Latin no things.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Pronoun[edit]

ren

  1. nothing

Synonyms[edit]


Haitian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French rein (kidney)

Noun[edit]

ren

  1. kidney

Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

ren (plural renes)

  1. kidney

Interlingue[edit]

Noun[edit]

ren

  1. kidney

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ren

  1. Rōmaji transcription of れん

Kurdish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ren ?

  1. (anatomy) hip

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *hrēn, possibly from Proto-Indo-European *gʷʰren- (an internal part of the body), related to Ancient Greek φρήν (phrḗn, heart, midriff, mind) and Tocharian cognates.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rēn m (genitive rēnis); third declension

  1. (chiefly in the plural) kidney

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative rēn rēnēs
Genitive rēnis rēnum
Dative rēnī rēnibus
Accusative rēnem rēnēs
Ablative rēne rēnibus
Vocative rēn rēnēs

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Eastern Romance:
    • Romanian: rână
  • Italian: rene
  • Navarro-Aragonese:
  • Old French: rein, rain
  • Old Occitan:
  • Old Portuguese:
    • Galician: res (from the plural)
    • Portuguese: rim
  • Old Spanish:
  • Sardinian: arrene, rene
  • Sicilian: rini
  • Venetian: reno
  • Vulgar Latin: *rēnile
    • Old Portuguese: *rẽil
  • Vulgar Latin: *rēniō (see there for further descendants)
  • Gheg Albanian: rrâni

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tocharian and Indo-European Studies, Volumes 4-6

Further reading[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ren

  1. Nonstandard spelling of rén.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of rěn.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of rèn.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Manx[edit]

Verb[edit]

ren

  1. past of jean

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hreinn

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /reːn/, [ɾeːn]

Adjective[edit]

ren (neuter singular rent, definite singular and plural rene, comparative renere, indefinite superlative renest, definite superlative reneste)

  1. clean
  2. pure

Antonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Piedmontese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ren m

  1. kidney

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

ren m anim

  1. reindeer
Declension[edit]
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Latin rhenium.

Noun[edit]

Chemical element
Re
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ren m inan

  1. rhenium
Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • ren in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian[edit]

Romanian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ro
Un ren

Etymology[edit]

From French renne, from Swedish ren, from Old Norse hreinn.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ren m (plural reni)

  1. reindeer

Declension[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *xrěnъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rȅn m (Cyrillic spelling ре̏н)

  1. horseradish

Declension[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse hreinn (noun).

Noun[edit]

ren c

  1. reindeer (Rangifer tarandus)
Declension[edit]
Declension of ren 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ren renen renar renarna
Genitive rens renens renars renarnas
Hyponyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse hreinn (clean), from Proto-Germanic *hrainiz.

Adjective[edit]

ren (comparative renare, superlative renast)

  1. clean; not dirty
  2. pure
Declension[edit]
Inflection of ren
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular ren renare renast
Neuter singular rent renare renast
Plural rena renare renast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 rene renare renaste
All rena renare renaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.
Antonyms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English rain.

Noun[edit]

ren

  1. rain
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Port Moresby: Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, 2:5:
      ...i no gat diwai na gras samting i kamap long graun yet, long wanem, em i no salim ren i kam daun yet. Na i no gat man bilong wokim gaden.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
This entry has fewer than three known examples of actual usage, the minimum considered necessary for clear attestation, and may not be reliable. Tok Pisin is subject to a special exemption for languages with limited documentation. If you speak it, please consider editing this entry or adding citations. See also Help and the Community Portal.

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ren

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Verb[edit]

ren

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